WHAT THE HELL

Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

This is the year of the rat …

About a month ago I started a journal to document the political events of 2020 as they happened. The first line is: “This is the year of the rat. How … Continue reading

March 23, 2020 · 2 Comments

Shut in? How ’bout some takeout?

My wife and I work in the restaurant biz (accounting), and let me tell you: That industry is in deep doo-doo right now. I’m not too worried about us, since … Continue reading

March 20, 2020 · 7 Comments

A Stoic’s guide to the coronavirus crisis

When I find myself in times of trouble … No, no Mother Mary for me. Instead, I call upon my dudes, the Stoics—Seneca, Marcus Aurelius, Lucretius, et al.—and try to … Continue reading

March 16, 2020 · 3 Comments

There’s something for every writer in this little volume

Of course he says that, you might say. He’s trying to sell some books. But it’s actually true. My two writer pals and I get deep into the weeds on … Continue reading

March 10, 2020 · 3 Comments

For your weekend reading pleasure … and it’s only 99 cents

March 6, 2020 · Leave a comment

Live on KDP: Close to Perfect–How to Write and Publish Your Novel

Well whataya know about that? Today’s launch day for Close to Perfect! This here novella-length book is a chat between three writers I’ve known for a long time, and we … Continue reading

March 3, 2020 · 4 Comments

A little life advice from a dude who seems to have it all figured out

You know the type. He can see what you’re doing wrong and has all the answers. Like this song’s narrator says: “If you’re acting like a monkey/You must be a … Continue reading

February 27, 2020 · Leave a comment